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Abolhassan Sadighi (ابوالحسن صدیقی) (5 October 1894 – 11 December 1995) was an Iranian sculptor and painter and was known as Master Sadighi.
The Al-Haram or Al-Harm are a Bedouin tribe of Saudi Arabia, Sunni Arabs.
Ardashir-Khwarrah (Middle Persian: Arđaxšēr-Xwarra, meaning "glory of Ardashir") was one of the four (later five) administrative divisions of the Sasanian province of Pars.
Asia was launched in 1780 and made six voyages as an East Indiaman for the British East India Company (EIC).
Badr bin Saif, or Bedr bin Seif (died 1806) was a member of the Al Said dynasty of Oman.
Bandar Abbas (بندرعباس,, or Bandar-e ‘Abbās; also romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās and Bandar ‘Abbāsī; formerly known as Cambarão and Porto Comorão to Portuguese traders, as Gombroon to English traders and as Gamrun or Gumrun to Dutch merchants; also Jaroon (to the Arabs) and Cameron (to the English)) is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of Iran, on the Persian Gulf.
Beni Boo Alli is an 1821 battle honour of the British Indian Army awarded to all units engaged in a punitive expedition to Eastern Arabia against a fierce and turbulent tribe called the Bani bu Ali.
The C-802 is the export upgraded version of the Chinese anti-ship missile YJ-8 (NATO reporting name: CSS-N-8 Saccade), first unveiled in 1989 by the China Haiying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy (CHETA), also known as the Third Academy.
Paytakht (پایتخت meaning Capital) is a popular Iranian TV series released through six seasons and one hundred-eight episodes over the course of eight years (2011–2019) during each Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
In the 1622 Capture of Ormuz (Persian: بازپس گیری هرمز) an Anglo-Persian force combined to take over the Portuguese garrison at Hormuz Island after a ten-week siege, thus opening up Persian trade with England in the Persian Gulf.
Carmania (Καρμανία, Karmanía, Old Persian: Karmanâ,Lendering (1997) Middle Persian: Kirmān) is a historical region that approximately corresponds to the modern province of Kerman and was a province of the Achaemenid, Seleucid, Arsacid, and Sasanian Empire.
Chabahar Free Trade–Industrial Zone (CFZ) (منطقه آزاد تجاری صنعتی چابهار.) is an Iranian free trade zone formed according to the law on the establishment and administration of free trade–industrial zones.
Chronological summary of the expedition of Alexander the Great into Asia against the Persian Empire of king Darius III, with indication of the countries/places visited or simply crossed, including the most important battles/sieges and the cities founded (Alexandrias).
The Clarence Strait is a narrow strait separating the Iranian island of Qeshm from the Iranian mainland.
The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector.
A referendum on banning politicians and civil servants from having bank accounts or companies based in tax havens was held in Ecuador on 19 February 2017, alongside general elections.
Fars Air Qeshm is an Iranian airline based in Qeshm.
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalized investment regulations.
The Fort of Our Lady of the Conception, also known as the Portuguese Castle, is a red stone fortress on Hormuz Island, Iran.
Chiffonne was a 38-gun of the French Navy.
Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb (تنب بزرگ و تنب کوچک., Tonb-e Bozorg and Tonb-e Kuchak, طنب الكبرى و طنب الصغرى., Tunb el-Kubra and Tunb el-Sughra) are two small islands in the eastern Persian Gulf, close to the Strait of Hormuz.
Hailakandi is one of the 33 districts of Assam state in north-eastern India.
Haplogroup B (B-M60) is a human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup common to paternal lineages in Africa.
Haplogroup R1a, or haplogroup R-M420, is a human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup which is distributed in a large region in Eurasia, extending from Scandinavia and Central Europe to southern Siberia and South Asia.
Haplogroup T-M184, also known as Haplogroup T is a human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup.
Hengam Island (جزیره هنگام), is an Iranian island located south of Qeshm Island, Iran, in the Persian Gulf.
Hormozgan Province (استان هرمزگان, Ostān-e Hormozgān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran.
Hormuz Island (جزیره هرمز Jazireh-ye Hormoz), also spelled Hormoz, is an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf.
Imam-Quli Khan (امامقلی خان، Emāmqolī Khan) (died 1632) was an Iranian military and political leader of Georgian origin who served as a governor of Fars, Lar and Bahrain for the shahs Abbas I and Safi.
The following are international rankings for Iran.
Iran officially submitted an application to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 19 July 1996.
Iran's Strongest Man (also called Mardan Ahanin) (Persian: مردان آهنين - قوى ترين مرد ايران) is the only televised annual strongman event in Iran, airs on Channel 3.
The Navy of Islamic Republic of Iran Army (نیروی دریایی ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران) acronymed NEDAJA (نداجا), is the naval warfare service branch of Iran's regular military, the Islamic Republic of Iran Army (''Artesh'').
John Weddell (1583–1642) was an English sea captain who served for both the Muscovy Company and the East India Company (EIC).
The Karine A affair, also known as Operation "Noah's Ark" (מבצע תיבת נוח Mivtza Teyvat Noah), was an Israeli military action in January 2002 in which Israeli forces seized MV Karine A, which, according to IDF, was a Palestinian freighter in the Red Sea.
Kish Airlines (هواپیمایی کیش) is an airline operating from Kish Island, Iran.
Kish (کیش (Kīsh)) is a resort island in the Persian Gulf off the southern coast of Iran.
Laft (لافت, also Romanized as Lāft; also known as Bandar-e Lāft, Lāft-e Now, and Yāft) is a village in Howmeh Rural District, in the Central District of Qeshm County, Hormozgan Province, Iran.
Larak Island (also Lark Island) is an island off the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf, which has been one of Iran's major oil export points since 1987.The narrowest part of the Strait of Hormuz at distance of lies between the island and the Omani-owned Quoin Island.
The passport of the Republic of Lebanon (جواز سفر الجمهورية اللبنانية) (Passeport de la république Libanaise) is a passport issued to the citizens of the Republic of Lebanon.
The DST column shows the months in which Daylight Saving Time, a.k.a. Summer Time, begins and ends.
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This is a list of airports in Iran, grouped by type and sorted by location.
This is a list of castles in Iran.
The following is a list of countries by largest island.
Earthquakes in 2006 resulted in about 6,602 fatalities.
Iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world, being crossed by several major faults that cover at least 90% of the country.
This is a list of former European colonies.
In special economic zones business and trades laws differ from the rest of the country.
This is a list of free-trade zones by country: Canada.
This is a list of international airports by country.
Iran Air flies to 43 domestic and 28 international destinations in 21 countries.
Iran Aseman Airlines serves the following scheduled destinations (as of January 2016).
This list of islands by area includes all islands in the world greater than and several other islands over, sorted in descending order by area.
This is a list of islands in the world ordered by their highest point.
This article features a list of islands sorted by their name beginning with the letter Q.
This is a list of islands in the world ordered by population.
The Persian Gulf is home to many islands, mostly small, distributed in the gulf's entire geographic area and administered by the neighbouring nations.
This is a list of islands of Iran.
Iran has one of the highest urban population growth rates in the world.
This is a list of lighthouses in Iran.
The East Indiamen of the British East India Company (EIC) passed many places and stopped at many ports on their voyages from Britain to India and China in the 17th to 19th centuries, both on the way and as destinations.
By 2012, Iran had roughly 400 power plant units.
These are the list of routes in Iran.
An exonym is a place name, used by non-natives of that place, that differs from the official or native name for that place.
Locko was originally the French East Indiaman Modeste, built in France.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.
The Mangrove forests of Qeshm or Hara forests of Qeshm is the common name for mangrove forests on the southern coast of Iran, particularly on and near the island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf.
The UNESCO Global Geoparks Network was established in November 2015 replacing the earlier UNESCO-assisted Global Geoparks Network (GGN) which was established in 1998.
Naaz islands (also Naz islands, in Persian: جزایر ناز) are two tidal islands which located in Persian gulf, in the seashore of Qeshm island.
Nicholas Woodcock (c. 1585- after June 1658?) was a 17th-century English mariner who sailed to Spitsbergen, Virginia, and Asia.
Qeshm Oil and Energy Industries Development company (OEID; شرکت توسعه صنایع نفت و انرژی Sherkat-e Toasea-ye Sanaaye-ye Naft va Energy) is one of the subsidiaries of Oil Industries Engineering and Construction group (OIEC).
Persian dance or Iranian dance (Persian:رقص ایرانی) refers to the dance styles indigenous to Iran.
The Persian Gulf (lit), (الخليج الفارسي) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.
The Persian Gulf Bridge is a road-rail bridge currently under construction that will link Qeshm Island to Bandar Abbas on mainland Iran.
The Persian Gulf Campaign, in 1809, was an operation by a British Royal Navy to force the Al Qasimi to cease their raids on British ships in the Persian Gulf, particularly on the Persian and Arab coasts of the Straits of Hormuz.
The Persian–Portuguese war took place between 1507 and 1622 and involved the Portuguese Empire and its vassal, the Kingdom of Ormus, on one side, and the Safavid Empire of Persia with the help of the Kingdom of England on the other side.
Piracy in the Persian Gulf was prevalent until the 19th century.
The Qatari–Bahraini War also known as the Qatari War of Independence was an armed conflict that took place between 1867 and 1868 in the Persian Gulf.
Qeshm is an island in the Persian Gulf.
Qeshm Air (هواپیمایی قشم) is an Iranian airline; it has its headquarters in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf and operates scheduled domestic and international passenger services as well as charter flights.
Qeshm Institute of Higher Education is a university on the island of Qeshm in Hormozgan province in the Persian Gulf in Iran.
Qeshm International Airport (فرودگاه بين المللي قشم) is an international airport near the village of Dayrestan roughly in the centre of Qeshm Island, off the south coast of Iran.
Railway electrification in Iran describes the past and present electrification systems used to supply traction current to rail transport in Iran with a chronological record of development, a list of lines using each system, and a history and a technical description of each system.
The StarPeace Project was a global special project first organised in conjunction with the International Year of Astronomy in 2009.
Tārūt Island (جزيرة تاروت) is an island in the Persian Gulf belonging to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, connected by two causeways to Qatif.
The fiscal year begins on March 21 and ends on March 20 of the next year according to Iranian calendar.
The Other Side of Burka is a 2004 Iranian documentary directed by Mehrdad Oskouei.In the southern island of Qeshm, Iran, which is a very strict region in point of tradition and African-Arabic rules, all women are under the pressure of patriarch society.
A tidal island is a piece of land that is connected to the mainland by a natural or man-made causeway that is exposed at low tide and submerged at high tide.
The Undiladze (უნდილაძე) were a Georgian noble family whose members rose in prominence in the service of Iran’s Safavid dynasty and dominated the Shah’s court at a certain period of the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
USS Beale (DD/DDE-471), a, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Lieutenant Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822–1893).
Valley of Stars, also known as Stars Valley, is a valley located on Qeshm, an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz in Hormozgan Province.
Visitors to Iran must obtain a visa from one of the Iranian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival.
Visa requirements for EFTA nationals are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states.
Visa requirements for European Union citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of the European Union.
Visa requirements for Jordanian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Jordan.
Visa requirements for citizens of the Republic of Lebanon are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other sovereign countries and territories placed on citizens of the Republic of Lebanon.
Water supply and sanitation in Iran has witnessed some important improvements, especially in terms of increased access to urban water supply, while important challenges remain, particularly concerning sanitation and service provision in rural areas.
William Baffin (– 23 January 1622) was an English navigator and explorer.
The 2005 Qeshm earthquake occurred on November 27 at 13:52 IRST (10:22 UTC) on the sparsely populated Qeshm Island off Southern Iran, killing 13 people and devastating 13 villages.
The 2008 Qeshm earthquake occurred on 10 September in the Hormozgān Province of southern Iran, south of Tehran.
The 2013 WAFF Beach Soccer Championship will be the first beach soccer championship for West Asia, to be held from 1–5 May 2013, in Qeshm, Iran.
A series of public protests occurred in various cities throughout Iran beginning on 28 December 2017 and continuing into 2018.
The 27th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 27 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
The meridian 56° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 83rd Wallajahbad Light Infantry was an infantry regiment originally raised in 1794 as the 33rd Madras Battalion, part of the Presidency of Madras Army which was itself part of the Honourable East India Company Army.